There are 4 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Ilfracombe by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$125 - $218

Cheapest option

Fly, train, bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple
  3. Take the bus from Barnstaple, Station Entrance to Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park

$92 - $319

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Ilfracombe National Express

$92 - $122

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Ilfracombe 211.7 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Ilfracombe is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Ilfracombe is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Ilfracombe is 173 miles. The road distance is 211.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from London Paddington Station to Ilfracombe, including transfers.

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What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Ilfracombe, England?

You can take a train from London Paddington Station to Ilfracombe via Exeter St Davids, Barnstaple, Barnstaple, Station Entrance, and Barnstaple, Bus Station in around 5 h 7 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Paddington Station to Ilfracombe once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $85 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $170
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $170
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Bus operators
National Express
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barnstaple, Station Entrance to Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Filers Travel
Website
filers.co.uk
Bus from Barnstaple, Station Entrance to Ilfracombe, Marlborough Road
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
filers.co.uk

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